|Reporting rate of Fieldfare on BirdTrack|
The weather patterns look very unsettled for the week ahead, with the wind switching between southerly and westerly. More hirundines could start arriving if the wind remains southerly, as well as potentially the first Wheatears.
|Wheatear by Paul Hillion/BTO|
These could be joined by the first Chiffchaff from wintering sites around the Mediterranean basin joining our wintering birds. The historical reporting rate of Chiffchaff on BirdTrack shows a noticeable increase in early to mid March.
|Reporting rate of Chiffchaff on BirdTrack|
Paul Stancliffe and Stephen McAvoy